Old Gas Station

Item Info

Item No: pdcal00005
Title: Old Gas Station
Historic Street Address: 524 North 61st Street
Media Type: Photographic Negatives
Source: Print and Picture Collection

This is a ca. 1930 image, taken by amateur Philadelphia photographer Claude Alexander, of the Philadelphia Auto Repair Shop, with its tow truck in front.  The signage advertises genuine Ford parts, wheel aligning, and frames and axels straightened.  The truck provides 24-hour service (broken rear windshield, notwithstanding).  The service station is in West Philadelphia.  For additional views of this business, see items #pdcal00016 and #pdcal00019.

Creation Year: ca. 1930
Geocode Latitude: Geocode Longitude:-75.241359
Geocode Latitude:39.970602

Creator Name: Claude Alexander - Photographer